NHS leaders warn of surge in serious Covid-19 cases in England

Hospitals could have more patients with disease in two weeks’ time than at peak of pandemic…

Six NHS staff contract Covid after car sharing without wearing masks

University Hospitals of North Midlands trust already has 600 personnel off work due to virus Coronavirus…

Routine operations will be cancelled despite England lockdown, doctors say

More than 100,000 NHS vacancies expected to make Nightingale hospitals hard to staff Coronavirus – latest…

The greatest tragedy of England's second wave is that it wasn't inevitable | Charlotte Summers

Over the summer, the government ignored advice about controlling Covid. A new study shows we’re paying…

People with suspected Covid sent to nonexistent Sevenoaks test centre

Kent council investigating how site was listed on government website without being open Coronavirus – latest…

'Psychological PPE' is what Britain's health professionals urgently need now | Clare Gerada

In this second wave of Covid, medical staff on the frontline will need mental-health support almost…

Whitehall told to release secret 2016 files on UK pandemic risks

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Health minister criticised for comparing responses to Covid-19 and Olympics

Lord Bethell urged to apologise for making comparison with preparations for London 2012 Coronavirus – latest…

The meritocracy has had its day. How else to explain the rise of Dido Harding? | Nick Cohen

Public service jobs once went to people who knew what they were doing. Boris Johnson would…

Troubled test-and-trace system drafts in management consultants

Guardian learns ‘hundreds’ of consultancy staff ‘on standby’ for ‘back-office’ roles with other firms contacted for…